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Waiver: Kansai (KIX), Nagoya (NGO), Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT)

When: Wed., Oct. 9 – Sun., Oct. 13

Delta has resumed its normal flight schedule in Tokyo-Haneda and Tokyo-Narita as airports reopen following Typhoon Hagibis’ passing.

The airline canceled 36 scheduled flights for Friday through Sunday in Japan as a result of Hagibis’ impact. Delta also proactively issued a waiver for four Japanese cities within the storm’s projected path and remains in effect through Sunday, October 13. This waiver allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a change fee.

As always, customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

 

Saturday, Oct. 12 Update

Waiver: Kansai (KIX), Nagoya (NGO), Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT)

When: Wed., Oct. 9 – Sun., Oct. 13

Due to Typhoon Hagibis’ forecasted track, Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT) airports are closed until Sunday, prompting Delta to cancel additional flights for its Saturday and Sunday operation. Pending damage assessment and train availability, Tokyo-Haneda and Tokyo-Narita are scheduled to reopen Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. local time, respectively.

As of Saturday night local time, winds have subsided in Tokyo-Haneda and Tokyo-Narita to 69 and 85 miles per hour, respectively. Hagibis is expected to continue to weaken and Delta teams in the Operations and Control Center anticipate resuming flights departing from the U.S. Sunday and arriving into Japan Monday. Additionally, the airline does not expect any disruptions to its flights in Kansai and Nagoya Sunday. However, Delta’s operations team are keeping an eye on the storm and will make adjustments as needed.

weather waiver for the four Japanese cities impacted remains in effect through Sunday, Oct 13. This waiver allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a change fee.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

Learn more about Delta weather waivers here.

 

Friday, Oct. 11 Update

Where: Kansai (KIX), Nagoya (NGO), Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT)

When: Wed., Oct. 9 – Sun., Oct. 13

Delta's team of meteorologists is forecasting Typhoon Hagibis to make landfall in Tokyo Saturday evening local time into early Sunday morning, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain to the area. Due to the storm's projected impact, Delta cancelled 18 mainline flights for Kansai, Nagoya, Tokyo-Haneda and Tokyo-Narita airports on Friday and Saturday.

As of Saturday morning local time, Typhoon Hagibis is located 345 miles southwest of Tokyo and 276 miles south of Nagoya with sustained winds of 126 mph — making Hagibis equivalent to a Category 4 Hurricane. The rapidly moving storm is expected to weaken to a Category 1 — equivalent with sustained winds of 95 mph when it makes landfall in Tokyo. Meteorologists anticipate wind speeds will continue to weaken Saturday night as Hagibis moves offshore Sunday morning into the evening.

Ahead of the storm's impact, the airline issued a weather waiver for four Japanese cities that allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a change fee.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

Learn more about Delta weather waivers here.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 9 Update

Where: Kansai (KIX), Nagoya (NGO), Tokyo-Haneda (HND) and Tokyo-Narita (NRT)

When: Wed., Oct. 9 – Sun., Oct. 13

Ahead of possible impacts from Typhoon Hagibis Friday night through Saturday, Delta has proactively issued a weather waiver for four Japanese cities that allows customers with flexibility in their travel plans to make a one-time change to their itinerary without incurring a change fee.

While the airline has not yet made any changes to scheduled flights, teams in the Operations and Customer Center continue to keep an eye on the system across the Pacific to determine if changes are necessary as Hagibis is projected to bring high winds to Tokyo and surrounding airports this weekend.

Customers are encouraged to check their flight status on Delta.com or the Fly Delta Mobile App. Customers can also get updates sent directly to their mobile device or by email with One-Time Flight Notification.

Learn more about Delta weather waivers here.

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SkyWatch Daily Outlook is a customer-focused version of Delta's internal operational outlook, updated daily. SkyWatch provides customers with pertinent information about Delta's operation and will be posted to delta.com and the Fly Delta app in the advisories section, giving customers added transparency into potential disruptions to their travel plans. 

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